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  • A Kind of Magic: Identifying and Analysing Queen's Idiolect, 1973-1980

    Braae, Nicholas (University of Waikato, 2016)
    ‘A Kind of Magic’ is a musicological study of the British band Queen’s output between 1973 and 1980. The research analyses 90 songs across eight studio albums, and covers the era during which Queen emerged as one of the ...
  • Arnold Trowell - Violoncellist, Composer and Pedagogue

    Griffiths, Martin (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This thesis is the first study of Arnold Trowell, cellist, composer, conductor and teacher. It is primarily concerned with the cellist’s contribution to pedagogy and composition as informed by biographical detail. The ...
  • Composition portfolio

    Yue, Bo (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This portfolio of original compositions includes two acoustic works and four electroacoustic works. Surrounded in the dark is a trio for clarinet, violin and violoncello in two movements. It explores a variety of emotional ...
  • Composition Portfolio

    McKinnon, Peter Jonathan (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This portfolio of original compositions is made up of six works, two electroacoustic and four acoustic. Firstly a Piano suite for solo piano, composed of four different short works, exploring different themes and modes ...
  • Master of Music in Composition

    Connors, Teresa Marie (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This portfolio of compositions involved the creation of multimedia works within the context of collaborative artistic practice. This interest has resulted from my increasing participation in multidisciplinary collaborative ...
  • A Musicological Analysis of Nature's Best

    Braae, Nicholas (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Academic research on New Zealand popular music has primarily been conducted from historical and cultural perspectives. While asking important questions, these sources have rarely engaged with the musical details of New ...
  • Preparing for Operatic Roles by Combining Elements of Stanislavsky’s System with Alfreds’ Actioning

    Dams, June (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    This thesis examines the process of preparing for operatic roles by combining elements of Constantin Stanislavsky’s ‘system’ with Mike Alfreds’ Actioning. The research is presented as a report of a practice-led experiment, ...
  • Tito Waiata-Tito Pūoro: extending the Kīngitanga music tradition.

    Rollo, Te Manaaroha Pirihira (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Since 1858, music has always been an integral part of the Kīngitanga movement in New Zealand. As this music tradition evolves with the introduction of new musical idioms, genres and digital technology, so too do the practices ...